Report by Balakrishna Uchila
Team Mangalorean Kaup
Kaup: The assault over students, especially the females is an instance boggles the mind of every person. The assault coupled with sexual harassment will never be excused by the society. MP Modinabba, President Udupi District Congress Minority Unit entreated the State Bar Council that lawyers must not assist the assailants in bailing them out.
All College Association condemned the assault over students in Home Stay. Vidya Nikethan Degree College and Govt. Pre University College Students in Kaup took part in the procession on Monday and appealed to the Kaup Police inspector that strict action must be taken against the assailants.
Kaup Congress President, Kaup Gangadhar Suvarna speaking on the occasion declared the incident of assaulting girls celebrating birthday as a heinous crime. He said that Congress, Youth Congress, NSIU Associations should join hands with the students in protesting against the destruction of self esteem of our women.
The Locals also took part in the procession and supported the students on this occasion.
Former Minister Vasantha Salian conveyed his message on the phone condemning the attack.
Youth Congress President Naveen Shet also took part in the protest.
Bevy of Leaders/members Condemn and Protest Resort Attack
Report by Yogish D Kumbhasi
Team Mangalorean Kundapura
Kundapur/Udupi: Members from various other organizations staged separate protests in Kundapur and Kaup on Monday July 30, 2012 against the assault on youth at ' Morning Mist homestay ' in Padil., Mangalore
The CPI (M) members staged protest in the Kundapur Shasthri Circle and shouted slogans against Hindu Jagarana Vedike. They urged the state government to book all the attackers under the Goonda Act.
Addressing the protesters, the CPI (M) leader K Shanker said, that there was a rise in the attacks and assault on women and children in the recent years. The government has failed to protect women and children. The Hindu fundamentalists have been exploiting women, he alleged. The protesters urged the authorities to arrest those who attacked women. The State government should initiate measures to contain all sorts of assault on women and children.
Mahabala Vaderhobli, Suresh Kallegara, H Narashima and others were present.
Meanwhile Kundapur Block Congress members and Sahamatha Kundapura members also staged protest on same issue.